Blue Jays aquire RHP Joaquin Benoit

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired RHP Joaquin Benoit from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Drew Storen.

Benoit, who celebrates his 39th birthday today, has appeared in 26 games this season posting a 1-1 record with a 5.18 ERA. The 6-4, 250 lb. right-handed pitcher has a career record of 55-43 with 50 saves and an ERA of 3.87 in 687 games, 55 starts while pitching for the Texas Rangers (2001-2008), Tampa Bay Rays (2010), Detroit Tigers (2011-2012), San Diego Padres (2014-2015) and the Seattle Mariners this season.